Case Number: 2132

Stiles, Charles, shot dead, Palmer House, by his mistress Madeline Stunia, alias Stiles, who was arrested and sentenced to one year in Joliet Penitentiary.


Date of Offense July 10, 1882
Date of Death July 10, 1882
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Palmer House
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description Palmer House
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional manslaughter
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Palmer House
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Business Restaurant, food kitchen, other public eating place, hotel public place


Name Stiles, Charles
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Related by Blood or Marriage Lovers


Name Stunia, Madeline, Stiles
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Related by Blood or Marriage Lovers


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Length of Sentence 1 years